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Mark Berry, Acting CEO of Phoenix Rising, presents the Board of Directors’ open letter to Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) urging them to release the PACE trial data, and hopes that other non-UK organisations will join British charities in the same request...
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Testing ammonia levels

Discussion in 'Detox: Methylation; B12; Glutathione; Chelation' started by globalpilot, Apr 4, 2011.

  1. globalpilot

    globalpilot Senior Member

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    Hi,
    I would like to get my blood ammonia tested. I have 2 questions about this:

    a. do any special measures need to be taken so the sample doesn't spoil such as putting the sample on ice ?

    b. should I check other parameters such as blood urea ? are there any other measurements that would give a clue as to whether ammonia is an issue ?

    Regards,
    Global Pilot
     
  2. lampkld2

    lampkld2

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    Hi Just want to add to this... I heard that urine PH may indicate an ammonia issue, what kind of range are we looking at here? (mine was 5.5..is this bad?)
     
  3. globalpilot

    globalpilot Senior Member

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    That seems a little low. I try to keep mine above 6 so I don't develop more kidney stones. I don't need anymore of those!
     
  4. dannybex

    dannybex Senior Member

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    It depends on how it is measured. My NutrEval urine ammonia level was high, but still within "normal" limits -- at 39.3. Their lab normal range is 12.0-41.0 mmol/g creatine.

    Not sure about blood ammonia tests...
     

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